COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Colorado Springs Teen Court is celebrating 25 years, and you're invited to be part of the festivities.
Teen Court is a locally-based nonprofit that serves as an alternative intervention program for youth who are in the court system or at risk of being in the court system. The program creates a community in which all youth gain skills, mentorship, and connections to improve their choices for brighter futures. The organization has served more than 9,000 youth since its founding.
Teen Court is celebrating its anniversary with a luncheon April 11. The event starts at 11:30 a.m. at the Doubletree Hotel on Cheyenne Mountain Boulevard. The event is free to attend, but business sponsorships are available.
Featured speakers include Colorado Springs Police Chief Vince Niski, El Paso County Undersheriff Pete Carey, and Colorado Springs City Council President Richard Skorman. Guests will also hear from youth who went through the program last year, four years ago, and 15 years ago.